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Marchionne sees Samsung as 'potential strategic partner'

3 hours 3 min ago
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne said he sees Samsung Electronics as a potential partner amid interest from several potential buyers of its Magneti Marelli auto-parts unit. He didn't confirm talks with the Korean company.

The man who stood up to VW -- and won

11 hours 32 min ago
Nijaz Hastor began his career building Volkswagens in a factory in Slovenia. Last week, he brought Volkswagen to its knees when he refused to back down on a contract dispute between the automaker and his diverse parts company.

NSX: A hybrid in more ways than one

11 hours 32 min ago
Honda Motor Co.'s second-generation NSX sports car carries a hybrid engine, a hybrid development approach and now, a hybrid branding role.

Could dealers benefit from an ethics code?

11 hours 32 min ago
The car business still has a trust problem.

FCA moves to lock down security codes

27 August, 2016 - 07:01
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with 'key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.'

Amazon primed for shoppers, not buyers

27 August, 2016 - 07:01
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.

In Louisiana, devastation 'beyond belief'

27 August, 2016 - 07:01
Devastating floods in Baton Rouge have displaced 1,500 or more families with members working at the area's dealerships. NADA aims to raise $2 million for relief aid to the flood victims and already has begun handing out relief checks.

Mercedes, Infiniti owners most likely to let car do driving

27 August, 2016 - 07:01
If you drive a Mercedes-Benz or an Infiniti luxury vehicle, you're probably more willing than most drivers to give up the wheel to a robot, according to a MaritzCX survey.

Toyota opens Ga. parts distribution center for Lexus dealerships

26 August, 2016 - 22:45
Toyota Motor Sales said it opened a new parts distribution center in Georgia to better serve Lexus dealerships in the Southeast.

Hyundai's S. Korean union overwhelmingly rejects wage deal

26 August, 2016 - 20:42
Hyundai's unionized workers in South Korea overwhelmingly voted down a tentative wage deal reached with the automaker, signaling more strikes and production losses at its biggest manufacturing base.

August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016

26 August, 2016 - 20:00
August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.

Marchionne says FCA approached by several suitors for Magneti Marelli

26 August, 2016 - 19:30
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been approached by several suitors for its components business Magneti Marelli, the carmaker's CEO said, without giving names or mentioning how many.

Mazda recalling 190,000 CX-7 vehicles in U.S.

26 August, 2016 - 19:11
Mazda Motor Corp. will recall 190,000 of its CX-7 crossovers from model years 2007 to 2012 in the U.S. because of an issue that may cause a loss of steering control, U.S. safety regulators said today.

Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving cars

26 August, 2016 - 19:04
Google's self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace.

GM joins White House initiative to address gender pay gap

26 August, 2016 - 18:46
General Motors, the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, is among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees.

Takata shortlists Daicel, KKR, Ningbo, others in rescue search, report says

26 August, 2016 - 14:04
Takata has shortlisted six or seven companies, including a competitor and private-equity funds, as potential financial investors to bail out the Japanese supplier, people involved in the process told Reuters.

GM cleared in second lawsuit involving faulty ignition switches

26 August, 2016 - 00:00
A Texas jury on Thursday said a GM ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company.

GM cleared in second verdict over crash blamed on ignition switch

26 August, 2016 - 00:00
A Texas jury on Thursday said a GM ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company.

Faurecia recasts interiors for self-driving cars

25 August, 2016 - 23:47
With self-driving cars expected on the road within three to five years, French supplier Faurecia is focusing on the cabin of future autonomous cars.

Uber lost at least $1.2 billion in first half of 2016, report says

25 August, 2016 - 22:19
Uber's losses in the first half of 2016 totaled at least $1.27 billion, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The ride-hailing giant is not a public company, but its finance chief briefs investors on a conference call every three months.

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